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Bethereum is set to remove the taboo from betting once and for all

George Miller

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Blockchain powered company Bethereum officially launches its gaming platform that is a decentralized betting table secured by smart contracts

 

Hong Kong — May 2018 – Bethereum, the company introducing a blockchain-based solution to social betting, is bringing legitimacy and transparency to the social betting process with its “house-less” peer-to-peer betting ecosystem. Bethereum cuts out the middleman and keeps the interactions purely between players, to promote a safe and transparent prediction platform. Bethereum recently sold out their pre-sale round, raising over $4 million.”

What are some general themes that come to mind when you think of betting? For starters, in the long term the house always wins. The odds are rarely in your favor, but rather lie with the bookies. Transparency and trust is irrelevant. Returns are low and social involvement is lacking. Traditionally, betting and gaming have a taboo and “back-alley” connotation. But what if there was a space, free of judgement, with significantly more certainty, and maximum transparency? Bethereum offers an advanced framework combining Ethereum-based technology with powerful tools and applications to provide users with a fully decentralized alternative to traditional betting. Smart Contracts guarantee that participants will never be fooled, and that their money will be kept safe. This is done using oracles, which are trusted data feeds that send real world information directly into the smart contract to ensure that correct and necessary actions are taken. The platform additionally fosters a groundbreaking social and gamified environment to put the fun back into betting.

Bethereum successfully integrates innovative features, appealing design and community elements to offer an industry-first betting solution that users can wholeheartedly trust. The social community casts its net far and wide to reach people across the gaming world, from casual eSport lovers to high stake participants and all of the friendly competition in between. Bets are placed in user-created, public or private, groups while smart contracts protect funds and automatically distribute winnings based on bet conditions and outcomes.

Bethereum is introducing a new reality to the world of betting where the house will never win, because the house no longer exists,” CEO of Bethereum Giacomo Tognoni says. “The state of Colorado took a bold step with legislating an ancient social taboo and we’re planning to do the same. Bethereum is removing the negative connotation associated with betting, by making it a completely transparent and secure process, transacted directly and safely between peers.

The Bether token will be available for purchase both in fiat and Ether, simplifying the process while simultaneously increasing the level of security. All platform transactions and the majority of ecosystem payments will be carried out in Bether. Bethereum will offer users the chance to securely participate in a wide range of games from eSports predictions, to casino games and casual bettings.

Download the Bethereum app on the App Store.

Join the conversation about Bethereum on Telegram.

 

About Bethereum:

Bethereum is a decentralized, blockchain-powered social betting platform, offering an innovative solution to the key challenges of conventional betting. Bets are made between peers as opposed to against a bookmaker. Built on Ethereum technology and the foundation of Smart Contracts, Bethereum introduces a host of innovative and social features, all executed in a completely secure and transparent environment. Bets on the platform are carried out via Ethereum-based token: Bether (BTHR).

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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Paf adopts Swish for faster customer transactions in Sweden

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Paf adopts the popular payment method Swish used by 6.7 million Swedes. In the first month of the newly-regulated Swedish gaming market Paf has adopted what is said to be the fastest payment method available in Sweden.

Swish uses mobile telephone numbers to make transfers and is currently used by around 6.7 million Swedes and 180,000 business.

Paf CEO Christer Fahlstedt says: “Swish is without doubt the favourite way for Swedes to transfer money. Our site already offers Swedish players games they can’t get anywhere else. And now our Paf gaming account also offers the speediest payments available. We fully expect the strong growth we experienced in Sweden in 2018 to continue.”

Paf has been operating online in Sweden for 18 years and was granted the maximum possible 5 year licence for the newly-regulated market beginning 1 January 2019.

 

 

About Paf:

Paf is a Nordic gaming company founded on Åland in 1966 to generate profit for the benefit of society. We were one of the very first gaming companies to go online in 1999. Many of our games on Paf.com are exclusive to Paf and developed by our in-house Games Studio. We are an award-winning industry leader in responsible gaming. Our physical gaming operations include over 30 cruise ships criss-crossing the Baltic and North Seas.

Paf has roughly 400 employees representing over 30 nationalities. Our offices are located on Åland, in Helsinki, Stockholm, Riga, Tallinn, Oslo, Norrköping and Madrid. Paf (Ålands Penningautomatförening) is licensed and controlled by the Government of Åland.

In 2017, the Paf Group had a total revenue of 116.5 million euros and a profit of 29.4 million euros.

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Lolita Sumskaite (Head of Unit at Ministry of Finance, Lithuania) to speak at MARE BALTICUM Gaming Summit 2

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Leading industry expert responsible for designing the national gambling policy in Lithuania through legislation for more than 17 years, set to join the “Gambling Industry in Lithuania” (Compliance Panel Discussion) at the second edition of the most important gambling industry conference in the Baltic and Scandinavian region.

We are honoured to announce that Ms Lolita Sumskaite will represent the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania at MARE BALTICUM – The Baltic and Scandinavian Gaming Summit 2019, which will take place on 9 May 2019 at Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel.

Lolita Šumskaitė is working for the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania and was responsible for designing the national gambling policy in Lithuania through legislation for more than 17 years. She was the main author of the first Law on Gambling, which was adopted in 2001. Lolita is a member of EC Expert Group of Gambling Services.

Since 2010, her responsibilities also include insurance – designing insurance policy through legislation and her main responsibility is to implement EU regulation into national legislation.

Starting 2013, she is responsible for anti-money laundering acts – following and participating in the negotiations in the EU Council on the text of Anti Money Laundering Directive, preparing LT positions. Lolita was Chair of the EU Council’s Working Party discussing fourth Anti Money Laundering Directive during LT Presidency of the EC.

MARE BALTICUM – The Baltic and Scandinavian Gaming Summit will once again bring together the leading companies in the Baltic and Scandinavian region for a full day of quality learning and networking with local regulators and industry experts.

You can find more details about the Agenda here or you can register here!

Browse the official event website here: www.marebalticumgaming.com

You can view the photo gallery from the inaugural event on the following this link.

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Zitro Video Bingo arrives in Monte-Carlo

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Zitro has installed its Video Bingo machines in the emblematic Monegasque casino Café de Paris, operated by the prestigious Société des Bains de Mer (S.B.M), which also operates the legendary Casino de Monte-Carlo, as well as the other two gaming establishments of the Principality of Monaco. It is the first time that this type of game, of which Zitro is a world leader, comes to the Principality.

Pascal Camia, Executive Vice-President of Gaming Operations, said: “Bingo video games are a distinct and innovative concept, and that is why we want to offer our customers this type of product, unknown until now in Monaco. We thought it was best to introduce video bingo in our operation in the hands of the largest specialist in the market in this type of machines. We are convinced that, thanks to the Zitro video bingo, our customers will find new experiences, excitement and entertainment”.

For her part, Nadège Teyssedre, Regional Director for EMEA, said: “At Zitro, we are enormously grateful to the Casino Café de Paris for its commitment to our product, totally unknown in this market. We are convinced that the expectations deposited in our video bingo will be exceeded, and we trust that this will help us in future to have a growing presence of our products in the casinos of Monte-Carlo S.B.M., a casino operator of reference in Europe and around the world.”

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